How Accommodating to Veterans is Fortis College - Columbia?
Below you can find all Fortis College - Columbia has to offer for veteran students.
Why Worry About Veteran Services at Fortis College - Columbia?
Colleges that are considered a good choice for veterans offer support for veterans and on-campus services. These programs ensure that you have the most successful experience at Fortis College - Columbia as both a student and a veteran.
Veterans at Fortis College - Columbia
We were unable to rank Fortis College - Columbia in our Best Colleges For Veterans Ranking.
According to the VA, there are 90 G.I. Bill® students at Fortis College - Columbia. Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It does not include any active duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.
A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of veterans.
Are you looking for more information about military tuition assistance programs such as the G.I Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program?
Federal Program Participation
Several federally funded groups set standards for colleges educating service members. Fortis College - Columbia participates in none of them. Involvement in these programs plays a key role in helping us determine how good an option a college is for veterans.
|Principles of Excellence|
|DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)|
|Vet Success on Campus (VSOC)|
Credit for Military Experience
|Credit For Military Training||ACE|
|Accepts ACE Credits||ACE|
|Accepts Credits by Exam (i.e. CLEP, DSST, ECE)||ACE|
Credit for Other Experience
Don't accept a credit decision like it is an order from your commander that must be followed. There is usually a process at most colleges to appeal any transfer credit acceptance decision. If you can convince the school that your previous class is similar enough to a class at their school you can often get them to change their decision. Spending an hour or so doing that can save an entire semester's worth of work and money.
Additional Credit Considerations
Questions you may want to ask the admissions department.
- What is your policy for accepting transfer credits from other colleges?
- Who determines the relevance of prior courses to courses offered here and their applicability to my intended major?
- What is your process for appealing initial transfer decisions I don't agree with?
- Which nationally accredited colleges do you accept credits from?
Campus Resources for Veterans
The SVA provides military veterans with resources, support and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation at over 990 campuses world-wide.Learn more
Questions you may want to ask the admissions department.
- Do you have a full time VA employee on campus? If so, how do I contact them?
- How do I contact the Veterans Services office?
- Where is the Veterans Services office located?
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
|Air Force ROTC|
Complaints to the VA
There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.
Nearest DOD Adult Education Centers
- Fort Jackson, Education Center/Army Learning CenterFort Jackson, SCDSN Phone: 312-734-5341
- Shaw Air Force Base, Education OfficeShaw AFB, SC
- Fort Gordon, Army Learning CenterFort Gordon, GADSN Phone: 312-780-2000
Nearest DOD Transition Assistance Programs
- Fort Jackson, ACAP Army Career and Alumni ProgramFort Jackson, SCDSN Phone: 312-734-4109
- Shaw Air Force Base, Airman and Family Readiness Center -Transition Assistance Program (TAP)Shaw AFB, SCDSN Phone: 312-965-1252
- Fort Gordon, Army Career and Alumni ProgramFort Gordon, GADSN Phone: 312-780-7333
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